Five Lies You’ve Been Told About Fireworks

Do dogs always hate them? Are they actually all that fun? Let’s find out the truth.

America’s Massive Backlog of Illegal Fireworks Is Even More Dangerous Than It Sounds

The country is overflowing with illegal explosives that have been confiscated but remain in storage, with no funds for disposal — and they're amassing a body count

The Most Impressive Real Stuff Blown Up in the Name of Blockbuster Movie-Making

Trains, planes, automobiles, factories, jungles, giant decorative fish tanks — no object is too big to stop an action movie director from making it go KABLOOEY

A Snappy History of Bang Snaps

These weak-ass fireworks’ immense popularity can be at least somewhat attributed to them not exploding into a giant fireball during shipping